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Yasur volcano
stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Yasur volcano eruptions:
ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
Typical eruption style:
persistent strombolian activity
Last earthquakes nearby
Yasur volcano tours
Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea (15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
A Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour (4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel (expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)

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The best place to stay on Tanna is the White Grass Ocean Resort, who also organize one-day trips to Yasur volcano. If you prefer to stay near the volcano itself, there are many cozy bungalows and home stays in the area.
We personally prefer Kelson's Jungle Oasis which is probably closest to the volcano and has a direct view of the volcano (if you are lucky to get the spectacular tree house), but there are many other good choices as

Yasur volcano news

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Thu, 21 May 2020, 06:36
Ash content from Yasur volcano on 19 May (image: VMGD)
On 19 May Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington reported that minor ash emissions occurred. Ash plumes reached 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude and drifted SE.
Tue, 19 May 2020, 00:45
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 19 May 2020
Fri, 1 May 2020, 00:15
Thu, 30 Apr 2020, 07:42
Yasur volcano today (image: VMGD)
After increased activity of the volcano in March 2020, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that the seismic station records decreased activity in the level of major unrest state. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at 2. ...more [read all]
Thu, 2 Apr 2020, 21:00
Thu, 2 Apr 2020, 10:45
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 2 Apr 2020
Wed, 1 Apr 2020, 23:30
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 1 Apr 2020
Mon, 30 Mar 2020, 08:27
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
On 16 March Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 5,000 ft (1,500 m) altitude. ...more [read all]
Mon, 16 Mar 2020, 22:45
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 16 Mar 2020
Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 08:26
Eruption with ash emissions from Yasur volcano yesterday (image: VMGD)
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported the activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels. VMGD recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions and volcanic gases. ...more [read all]

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